Emergency Safety Message



Police are currently on scene of a threats call in the Gaston Road area of Dartmouth.

At approximately 9:20 a.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a man, with a firearm, who was threatening people who are known to him. The man fled the area on foot before police arrived.

The suspect is described as a white man, approximately 6‘tall, 170 lbs., bald and was last seen wearing a blue jacket and jeans.

Gaston Road is closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic. There is a significant police presence in the area, including K9 units.

Police are asking the public to stay away from the area, shelter in place if you are in the area, and call 911 if you need help or have any information.

More information will follow when it becomes available.